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Past Member

Diana Kim

Hans Kohn Member

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Politics

Home Institution

Georgetown University
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Diana Kim’s research addresses modern state formation, colonialism, and the political construction of vices and vulnerability. At IAS, she will be writing a book on untouchability, which explores the making of a transnational world of untouchable groups in East, Southeast, and South Asia over the past two hundred years, and its hidden contours today.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies

Degrees

University of Chicago
Ph.D.
2013

Honors

2021
Co-Winner, Giovanni Sartori Book Award, American Political Science Association
2020
Silvers Grant, New York Review of Books/Robert B. Silvers Foundation

Appointments

Georgetown University
2016
Assistant Professor
Harvard University
2013–2016
Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics